On Lok Lifeways may be your perfect alternative to a nursing home.
Our integrated teams of elder care specialists work closely with seniors and their families to develop programs that keep seniors living at home for as long as possible. We value participants' independence and self-determination. Many of our professionals are bilingual, and we honor participants' diverse heritages.
On Lok Lifeways may be the perfect senior care plan for the person who:
- lives in San Francisco, Fremont, Newark, Union City, San Jose or certain other cities in Santa Clara County, California;
- lives with chronic illness or disability that requires ongoing medical care and support services, equivalent to skilled nursing home care
- can live safely in the community, without risking the health and safety of themselves or other people; and
- is age 55 or over.
Affordable Senior Care
On Lok Lifeways accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal and private payment. All eligible seniors can participate in On Lok Lifeways even if they do not receive Medicare or Medi-Cal benefits.
Most On Lok Lifeways participants have no out-of-pocket costs, while others have defined monthly payments.
The Medicare/Medi-Cal benefits you receive will determine your individual share of cost for On Lok Lifeways.
> Learn more about On Lok Lifeways costs in our Frequently Asked Questions
Do you qualify for On Lok Lifeways?
To learn more about eligibility and payment options, please contact an enrollment specialist by calling (888) 886-6565 or TTY (415) 292-8898, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm, Pacific Standard Time. You can also complete the short form on this page or the referral form. Our enrollment representatives will be happy to answer any questions.
Learn about the On Lok Lifeways enrollment process
A senior, family member or loved one, or a healthcare professional can start the process by contacting us. Learn more about the On Lok Lifeways enrollment process here.